Gifted Eligibility Criteria

  •   The requirements for identifying and placing students in the gifted program are governed by Georgia State Department of Education Rule 160-4-2-.38. And the Rome City Schools Gifted Program Administrative Procedures Manual. 
     
    The table below outlines the requirements to be enrolled in the Gifted Program.
     
    Gifted Requirements  

    *In Option A and B information will be gathered in each of the four areas.

    *At least one of the criteria must be met by a score on a GADOE approved nationally normed-referenced test.

    *Any data used to establish eligibility in one category shall not be used to establish eligibility in another category.

    *If a rating scale is used to evaluate creativity, a rating scale shall not be used to evaluate motivation. If a rating scale is used to evaluate motivation, a rating scale shall not be used to evaluate creativity.

    *Any piece of information used to establish eligibility shall be current within two years.